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in the right direction. lieutenant governor kim reynolds and i were very honored to have been select guide people of iowa two years ago to lead this great state, and we came to office with ambitious goals. we inherited a financial mess. not as big as the federal government has, but we had a lot of one time money used for on-going expenses. we had a projected deficit in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, actually hundreds of millions of dollars. this is government. and we had a lot of challenges. but i'm proud to say we came in with ambitious goals to reduce the size and cost of government to focus on bringing quality jobs to our state. reducing the tax and regulatory burdens and making iowa more conservative and we're proud to work on this every day. you know it's great to lead a state like this where you have ambitious hardworking people and a population that gets more diverse every year. lieutenant governor and are work together see that each and every iowan has the opportunity to achieve the american dream and we'll do that by getting government out of the way and giving business com
leadership that is going to point us in the right direction. [applause] lieutenant governor kim reynold s and i were honored to be selected by the people of iowa two years ago to lead this great state. we came to office with ambitious goals. we inherited a financial mess, not as big as the federal government, but we have a lot of one time money that is used for ongoing expenses. we had a projected deficit in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. actually, hundreds of millions of dollars. this is government. and we have a lot of challenges. but i am proud to say we came in with ambitious goals to reduce the size and cost of government, to focus on bringing quality jobs to our state, reducing the tax and regulatory burdens and making iowa more competitive. we have been proud to work on this every day. you know it is great to lead a state like this where you have ambitious, hard-working people and a population that gets more diverse every year. the lieutenant governor and i are working to see that each and every iowan has an opportunity to achieve the american dream. and we are. to do that b
, i got women voted to office, and i nominated kim reynolds. the last woman to run for congress was marianne miller- meeks. i campaigned for her and vilsack worked against her. >> why did you call attention to your age? >> there comes a time when you don't care what people think, but i need the votes of 700,000 people, but this is an aspect i bring to congress. i am someone already. i want to get things done. >> the implication is that you are in congress to "be someone." >> if anyone wants to look at my record, they know i'm moving the iowa agenda. and you don't just go there and put up a vote that best represents iowans. i take that beyond those limits. it would be a relatively easy thing to vote the district and sit in your office and work to get reelected. to take it to another level -- you have to sell iowa values. >> you know, congressman king has said that his agenda moved this country to the left. i want to represent the 750,000 people in the district and grow the economy. we lost a congressperson. >> let's talk about the economy. >> looking at the economy -- what can yo
of inspirational leadership that is going to point us in the right direction. [applause] lieutenant governor kim reynolds and i were honored to be selected by the people of iowa two years ago to lead this great state. we came to office with ambitious goals. we inherited a financial mess, not as big as the federal government, but we have a lot of one time money that is used for ongoing expenses. we had a projected deficit in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. actually, hundreds of millions of dollars. this is government. and we have a lot of challenges. but i am proud to say we came in with ambitious goals to reduce the size and cost of government, to focus on bringing quality jobs to our state, reducing the tax and regulatory burdens and making iowa more competitive. we have been proud to work on this every day. you know it is great to lead a state like this where you have ambitious, hard-working people and a population that gets more diverse every year. the lieutenant governor and i are working to see that each and every iowan has an opportunity to achieve the american dream. and we are goin
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